The paths are nice to walk on.
Left: Trail Markers show the way.
Right: Many of the trees and shrubs are identified.
I just love this tree. It’s huge & weeping. I believe it’s a European Beech.
Right: Grecian Fir
In the spring many shrubs are in bloom, including this evergreen shrub, Ceanothus thyrsiflorus, aka Blue Blossom.
In the fall there are many interesting seeds & berries.
Left: European Beech
Right: Big Leaf Maple
Interior live Oak
Left: Wollemi Pine, an endangered conifer
Right: Sword Fern
Left: Standing on the Redwood Deck look out.
Right: Standing on the Redwood Deck look up.
There is a small Visitor’s Center.
The Wildwood series is available to purchase in the Visitor Center. The setting for Wildwood is based right here in Portland’s urban forest. Remember way back at Day 1 of this 31 day challenge my post about Pittock Mansion? Well, Pittock Mansion plays a role in the Wildwood stories.
This was just a smidgen of what you can see at Hoyt Arboretum. Each season brings its own unique view.
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